Thursday


Thursday
Thursday Thurs"day, n. [OE. [thorn]ursdei, [thorn]orsday, from the Scand. name Thor + E. day. Icel. [thorn][=o]rr Thor, the god of thunder, is akin to AS. [thorn]unor thunder; D. Donderdag Thursday, G. Donnerstag, Icel. [thorn][=o]rsdagr, Sw. & Dan. Torsdag. [root]52. See {Thor}, {Thunder}, and {Day}.] The fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding Friday. [1913 Webster]

{Holy Thursday}. See under {Holy}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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